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Padre Himalaya

Honeymoon Suite

Palácio Belmonte: one of the “21 coolest hotels in the world.”

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A three level suite built at the top of a Roman Tower
with a 360º view of the heart of Lisbon, and beyond.

About the Suite

The Honey Moon suite – A romantic 3 level double suite, at the top of the Roman tower. One of the most extraordinary bedrooms in the world. Its windows all around allow 360° view over the Alfama and the river Tejo.  The spacious marble bathroom features a sunken bathtub as well as a shower. On the first level it has a small hall and an intimate living room.  Area 77 sqm.

Beds: Double bed or two singles
Occupancy: 2 guests
Size: 77 sqm
View: 360º view over Lisbon, S. Jorge Castle, River, Alfama bairro.

Price: 1.300,00€/night with complementary breakfast and VAT included (City tax – 1€/person/day not included).
Special holidays: S. Valentines, Easter and Christmas holidays an extra cost of 100€ per suite will be applied.

Inspiring… Padre Himalaya

Manuel António Gomes (Santiago de Cendufe, Arcos de Valdevez, December 9th, 1868 – Viana do Castelo, December 21st, 1933) was a Portuguese Catholic priest, inventor and physicist. He was a very tall man, and was nicknamed “Father Himalaya” (in Portuguese: Padre Himalaya”), a name he proudly used frequently.

Father Himalaya was a pioneer in Portugal of the solar energy and other renewable energies use. He was also a vegetarian and was interested in naturopathy, particularly fitotherapy and hydrotherapy.

He studied in Paris with Marcellin Berthelot and developed mathematical and astronomical theories to build an innovative artefact to concentrate the solar radiation.

He also lived in the United States and Argentina between 1927 and 1932. In Argentina he wrote a book about cosmology, his inventions and his innovative views on several areas of science.

Frequently identified as one of the most romantic suites in
the world. A favourite for honeymooners and landscape addicts.

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Embedded within the cities life and yet resting at the top of it all,
a retreat in a landscape of cultural landmarks and river views.

Moments that last forever

Considered by many renown artists and media as one of the most extraordinary bedrooms in the world, with windows all around allowing a 360° view over the Alfama “bairro” rooftops, Tejo river and far beyond.